Blandy's Blog

Blandy's Blog

Blandy's Blog

Our new food blog!

Blandy's Bar and Bistro may be temporarily closed, but our Berkshire food and drink experts are still working on new menus, upcoming events, and even video cooking demonstrations.

From recipes to food-related tips and trivia. Subscribe to our emails at the bottom of this page, to keep up to date.


Audley chef masterclass

After a close race we are pleased to announce that the winning dish was St Elphin’s Park’s very own Scott with his delicious Beef Bourguignon recipe!

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Perfect pancakes

Shrove Tuesday, popularly known as Pancake Day, is almost upon us. Whether you prefer them sweet or savoury, pancakes are delicious and simple to make.

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Chinese New Year

On Friday 12th February millions of people around the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year. To help you celebrate we wanted to share a delicious recipe.

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Dry January at Blandy's

Learn more about Dry January and read our top tips to help you through the month.

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Audley chef masterclass

Vote on which delicious dish you would like to see a virtual demonstration of.

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Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Cooking a Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we caught up with our head chef to get some top tips on how to ensure that the day goes smoothly.

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A classic Christmas pudding recipe

Try our tried and tested version of the humble Christmas pudding.

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Making hot drinks healthier

How to make some of Britain's favourite hot beverages healthier.

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November - World Vegan Month

We caught up with our head chef to chat about the growing veganism movement.

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Fennel and ginger sausages

Although sausage week has been cancelled this year, we still wanted to share with you our delicious sausage recipe.

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Re-opening in 2021

Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.

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Beverly Hills iced tea

This cocktail is best served in a tall glass with ice and lemon

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Our new coronavirus guidelines

We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to Blandy's Bistro.

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We are not open yet

As our restaurant sits within the grounds of an Audley village, we will unfortunately not be opening to the public on 4th July. When the time is right to open our doors to a wider audience we will certainly let everyone know.

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Fillet steak au Poivre

A simple steak recipe to switch up your evening meal.

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Food and drink quiz

How well do you know your food and drink trivia?

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Tops tips for healthy food platters

Our top tips on the best healthy food platters, they taste as good as they look!

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Recreate that authentic BBQ taste from your kitchen

No BBQ ? No problem. We're bringing you the best BBQ flavours from the comfort of your kitchen.

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Pimp your Prosecco

Our top tips on making your Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.

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Skrei cod and potato fondant, brown shrimp and almond butter

Skrei cod is a deliciously light but juicy fish perfect for a summers evening in the garden served with a crisp white wine.

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Rosemary & garlic popcorn 

Savoury popcorn? Easy to make, the perfect accompaniment to film night or even nibbles at your next party.

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Easter fun

Just for fun, try our Easter-themed Wordsearch. Can you find the hidden word?

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Hot cross buns

A traditional Easter classic. Follow our simple recipe to tasty buns!

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Confit duck

Who doesn't enjoy a crispy confit duck leg dish? A timeless and delicious classic.

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Goats cheese, butternut squash & wild garlic ravioli 

A delicious creamy pasta dish perfect with a crisp citrusy Sauvignon Blanc.

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Coronavirus update

Read the official statement from Managing Director, Paul Morgan, on our temporary restaurant closure from 12th March.

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